30 2019

Music of the Holocaust (UW-Whitewater Department of Music)

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

UW-Whitewater Greenhill Center of the Arts, Light Recital Hall 950 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190

Contact Audra Lange
(262) 472-5943

$ Cost $ 8.00

A poignant musical tribute to the victims and survivors of the Holocaust in conjunction with Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day). Led by Professor Matt Sintchak, with Dr. Myung Hee Chung, piano and Dr. Rachel Wood, voice, Music of the Holocaust will include compositions from Erwin Schulhoff; Ellwood Derr; Max Bruch; and a WORLD PREMIERE solo saxophone masterpiece by Yehuda Yannay, who will be honored during the event. This moving concert will explore the Holocaust in commemoration of the 74th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz honoring those who have passed and those who are still with us. 

Erwin Schulhoff: Hot Sonata for saxophone and piano

Derr: Never Saw Another Butterfly - original poems by Jewish children in the Theresienstadt concentration camp for saxophone, voice, and piano

Yehuda Yannay (2019): The Suspicious Saxophone - WORLD PREMIERE written for this concert for solo saxophone Degenerate Music
Lament for Unborn Melodies

Bruch: Kol Nidrei for saxophone and piano

Matthew Sintchak, saxophone
Myung Hee Chung, piano
Rachel Wood, voice

Tickets: Adults $8, Over 65 $6, Under 18 & UW-W Students $5.50

Tickets can be purchased online ,  by calling 262-472-2222, by visiting the Greenhill Center of the Arts Box Office, or the Information Services Desk in the University Center.